Reported Annual Crime In Purvis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePurvis/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,194 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePurvis/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a42.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a80.2102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a149.6248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)110 (estimate)281386
Burglaryn/an/an/a781.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a144.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,084 (estimate)2,7682,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Petal, MS10,67519763782
Arnold Line, MS2,533929111,003
Lumberton, MS2,1481451,4321,577
West Hattiesburg, MS6,8531791,7671,946
Hattiesburg, MS46,6293135,8556,167
Purvis, MS1,9901101,0841,194

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Purvis is 58% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.27 daily crimes that occur in Purvis.
  • Purvis is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Purvis you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Purvis has decreased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Purvis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Purvis is 1 in 912
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Purvis is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of crime in Purvis is 1 in 84

Year Over Year Crime In Purvis (per 100,000 people)

Purvis police department

ItemPurvisMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)114,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.93.83.3
There are a total of 11 Purvis police officers. This results in 4.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.7% greater than the Mississippi average and 50% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Mississippi

StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
Mississippi8,337286222
There are a total of 8,337 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wesson, MS1,9901031,0231,126
Merrimac, VA1,9891089181,025
Collinsville, AL1,9912731,5131,786
Riverside borough, PA1,99196532629
Honey Grove, TX1,9912231,4181,641
Purvis, MS1,9901101,0841,194
Source: The Purvis, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.